Residents of rural communities face unique barriers – higher rates of poverty, difficulty traveling long distances to a hospital or doctor’s office, and lack of access to innovations.
It is never hard to tell if it's the rookie's first shift.
This music video about mental health issues among first responders landed in our inbox.
A.J. is in Norfolk, Va., speaking at the 40th anniversary of the Virginia EMS Conference.
The information that John Becknell, PhD and Aarron Reinert presented was invaluable in helping leaders learn where they are falling short and how they could improve their leadership skills.
Paramedic school is over, your new patch is sewn on, and you have your stethoscope around your neck. The last 16 months have been some of the toughest and miserable moments of your life. You have passed all the tests and the state cleared you for your license. You walk in the door at the station and it suddenly hits you – you have no idea what you are doing.
Easily the #1 reason that we aren't allowed to dress up for Halloween while on shift.
As researchers who have worked extensively on fire in California, we believe it is time to treat fires that affect communities as the public health challenge they have become.
JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman Reviews the Hartwell Medical CombiCarrierII.
It is always best to be clear and descriptive in your PCR documentation. Don’t leave a reader of your report guessing as to what you mean